GEORGE Prunty and Luke Spain both qualified for the National Age Group Championships to cap another tremendous day for Hillingdon Borough on the second weekend of the Middlesex County Championships.
The boys will compete in Sheffield in July after their successes were among the club's best achievements on a day when members claimed 24 gold, 19 silver and 20 bronze medals.
Prunty (11 years age group) ducked under the National Qualifying Time (NQT) for the 200m backstroke by just 0.1secs with a time of 2mins 37.1secs while Spain (16 years) was just 0.01secs beneath the 100m breaststroke standard of 1.07.43.
Sophie Wilson (15 years) recorded three of Britain's 10 fastest times for her age in three different events - the 100m and 200m butterfly and 200m breaststroke - all of which were NQTs.
Team-mate Francesca Marr (15 years) struck took gold in the 400m Individual Medley (IM) and closely followed Wilson home in the 100m and 200m fly, while Karley Mann (14 years) continued her fine run by collecting another four titles in the 200m butterfly, breaststroke, freestyle and 400m IM. All were NQTs.
Sarah Proctor (12 years) clinched titles in the 200m IM, 400m free and 100m breaststroke with the latter performance of 1.19.99 being a huge personal best.
Kate Wilson (12 years) won her first county title with a superb 2.32.64 for the 200m backstroke, underlining her rapid progress this year, while Sarah Quinn (14 years) won five medals over the weekend, with her final swim being rewarded with gold in the 100m breast-stroke.
The club's boys continued their remarkable improvement especially in the backstroke events as Callum Mitchell (12 years) claimed gold in the 100m and 200m backstroke with both times inside the Scottish NQT.
James Keeling and Adam Wood (14 years) then struck gold in the 100m and 200m backstrokerespectively and Wood also added gold in the 400m free.
Louis South grabbed gold in the 400 IM and Massimo Michini matched him in the 200m breaststroke. In total club members achieved another 176 personal best times, taking them to within 60 of their target of 400 for the Middlesex Championships with one weekend to go.